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BackTrack March 2014

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March 2014 Journal

BackTrack Cover March 2014Euston Regenerates - colour spread showing rebuilding of Euston station from the steam era through to electrification.
Waiting for the Wires: Electrification and Time Lags 5-105 Years - R.A.S. Hennessey reviews some slow-burning electrification projects.
The London & South Western Railway and Southampton - John L. Flann looks at the development of the railway and the port.
Payton and his Pictures - Mike G. Fell and R.A.S. Hennessey introduce a railwayman with a skill with the camera.
Private Owner Wagons - Edward Gibbins goes into a contentious issue from the 1930s and 40s through to the nationalisation era.
Visiting Grantham Shed in 1956 - three colour pages by J. T. Bassingdale.
The Railway in Court: Snow on the Platform - Bill Taylor describes legal cases brought on by wintry conditions.
The Changing Face of the West Coast Electrics - three colour pages by Rodney Lissenden illustrating a range of liveries over a span of some 20 years.
The 'Business Line' - archive photos of Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway passenger trains with detailed captions by Barry Lane.
The Aldeburgh Branch - a Suffolk branch line history by Alistair F. Nisbet.
The Architecture of the Chester & Holyhead Railway - James Johnson travels between Llandudno Junction and Chester.
The LNER 2-6-2 Tanks - colour spread of the V1 and V3 Classes.
'Goodbye to 55' - Geoffrey Skelsey presents a farewell tribute to London Transport's Headquarters.
Cock o' the North and Dr. Hugo Lentz - John Wilks describes the application of the Lentz valve gear to the LNER P2 Class locomotive No.2001.
GWR Clerestory-Roofed Stock - Mike King's notes accompany two colour photos of long-lasting survivors.